Curriculum Vitae

Hajo Seppelt

Focal Points

Doping
Sports Politics
Olympic Games

Stations along the Way

Since 2006

Freelance journalist for the WDR (West German Broadcasting Station) in TV and DLF (National German Radio: Deutschlandfunk); film author; features and reporting.

Reporter and expert for the ARD (Consortium of public broadcasters in Germany) network on TV and radio: on doping, politics in sport, coverage of the Olympic Games, summer and winter, as well as other major sports events

Coverage of all facets of problems associated with doping for ARD sports programs, news (ARD aktuell), as well as journals; author of TV documentaries on the topic of doping for ARD, and since 2007 author for sport inside (WDR)

1992 – 2006
Live commentator for ARD during the Olympic Games and during the World and European Swimming Championships

1993 – 2005

Editor, reporter, film author and presenter with the sports editorial team at Radio Free Berlin (Sender Freies Berlin – SFB; renamed Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, RBB since 2003 – Radio Broadcast Berlin-Brandenburg)

1985 – 1993
Freelancer with the SFB (Sender Freies Berlin – Radio Free Berlin) sports editorial team

1991 – 1993

Editor-in-chief and reporter at SFB (Sender Freies Berlin – Radio Free Berlin) for the coverage of Berlin’s bid for the Olympic Games

1983 – 1985

Freelancer at the sports desks of dpa (Deutsche Presse–Agentur – German Press Agency) and Tagesspiegel (Daily Newspaper from Berlin)

1978 – 1979

Freelancer at RIAS Berlin (Broadcasting in the American Sector) youth radio

1982 – 1988
Graduate studies in sports, social studies, French and media studies at the Free University of Berlin

1963
Born in Berlin